How It’s Done: Building a Fiberglass Pool Shell - part 4

Step 4 - Applying the black sealer coat

The pool shell is now nearing completion.  The gel coat has been applied and layers of the fiberglass woven cloth has been applied, layer on top layer on the high traffic areas of the pool, sealed in with the vinyl ester resin.  Last, added to the pool shell is a special sealer coat.  This black sealer adds a final layer of protection against any possible moisture penetration entering the structure of the pool shell from the outside.  Picture below is of a pool shell after having a fresh coat of the black sealer applied …


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